Early Breakthrough on

April Bowlby, now a seasoned Hollywood actress, had a fortunate start in her career with a role on . Despite her lack of experience at the time, Chuck Lorre saw potential in her. Just months after moving to Hollywood, she landed the role of Kandi.


"It was very exciting," Bowlby recalled. "I was very nervous but had a good team. It was like a numbers game, but with Kandi, the character really worked for me." Her portrayal of Kandi became iconic, contributing to the show during its prime years.